a questionnaire designed to measure personality types or characteristics.
Origin of personality inventory
First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for personality inventory
psychol a form of personality test in which the subject answers questions about himself. The results are used to determine dimensions of personality, such as extroversion
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Medicine definitions for personality inventory
A questionnaire that is scored to yield a profile of the particular traits or characteristics that make up the respondent's personality.
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